Reasons to Love Invisalign Teen in Montclair, Glen Ridge, and Verona, NJ

Why Teens Love Invisalign Invisalign Teen is a clear alternative to traditional metal braces that many of our patients love. We treat many teens using Invisalign Teen in Montclair, Glen Ridge, and Verona, NJ, and here are some of the main reasons why it has become a popular choice: Clear Appearance Invisalign Teen aligners are clear and barely noticeable.  This means you can straighten your teeth without others noticing you are undergoing treatment. Removable Invisalign aligners are removed when eating which means you can eat whatever you want, unlike traditional braces.  You can also remove them if you have a
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Glen Ridge Orthodontist Supports Gas Lamp Players Production of Oliver!

Glen Ridge Orthodontist Supports Gas Lamp Players Oliver! Back in February, Gas Lamp Players (Glen Ridge, NJ) presented Oliver! at the Ridgewood Ave School in Glen Ridge, NJ.  The production featured local talent, including parents and students, who had auditioned for different parts. When Glen Ridge orthodontist, Papasikos Orthodontics, heard about Oliver!, we knew we wanted to support the production in any way possible.  Drs. Jacy and Arianna Papasikos have made it their primary goal to re-invest in the local communities and schools.  We have the fortune of treating patients of all ages in our practice undergoing orthodontic treatment (Braces/Invisalign).
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Montclair, NJ Orthodontist Supports Local PTA

Montclair, NJ Orthodontist Partners with Nishuane School for Mayfair Dr. Papasikos, a Montclair, NJ orthodontist, places great emphasis on strengthening the community by supporting local schools.   In May, Papasikos Orthodontics sponsored Nishuane Elementary School’s annual Mayfair, which has been a family event in Montclair for 30 years.  https://baristanet.com/2017/05/nishuane-mayfair-celebrates-30-years-saturday-may-20/   It was an activity-packed day with arts and crafts, bouncy houses, and obstacle courses.  The Papasikos Orthodontics team had a ring toss game and gave away tons of goodies to all the attendees. Papasikos Orthodontics understands that schools need assistance to create the best atmosphere for educating children.  This is why they
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Montclair Orthodontist at Watchung School Wellness Fair

Montclair Orthodontist Speaks at Watchung School Wellness Fair In March, Dr. Papasikos, a Montclair orthodontist, participated in the Watchung School Wellness Fair. It was a public event where local Montclair, NJ health and wellness experts provided interactive stations and live demonstrations. Dr. Papasikos spoke about the connection between sleep apnea and ADHD in children.  (See this link for more information from the National Sleep Foundation). Sleep apnea is defined as the blockage or narrowing of the airway resulting in poor oxygen flow while sleeping. The following are causes of sleep apnea: Obesity Enlarged tonsils Narrow jaws Jaws that are positioned
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Orthodontist Partnering With Verona’s F.N. Brown School and Community Association

Orthodontist in Verona, NJ Supporting Local Schools and PTAs Drs. Jacy and Arianna Papasikos, orthodontist in Verona, NJ, have made it their goal to support their local community.  Specifically they aim to contribute to organizations and events that will directly benefit students.  As orthodontists in Verona, many of our patients are students in the local schools. We are so fortunate that we get to form amazing relationships with our patients and follow them from age 7 to 16+, as they grow into young adults.  Giving them a confident smile is important, but our goal isn’t to just straighten teeth using braces and
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Spreading Smiles to the Glen Ridge Community

Glen Ridge Orthodontist Spreading Smiles to Community   Drs. Jacy and Arianna, your Glen Ridge Orthodontist, are all about supporting the local community and have made it their goal to use their family orthodontic practice as a platform to re-invest in the local schools.  Did you know that February was National Dental Health Month?  Papasikos Orthodontics visited multiple Glen Ridge Schools to give a dental health presentation to raise oral health awareness.   Papasikos Orthodontics first visited Linden Ave Elementary School in Glen Ridge, New Jersey where they presented to about 75 students.  We showed the students how to brush and floss their
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Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics

Do-It-Yourself Orthodontic Treatment In today’s world, you can buy just about anything on the internet, including do-it yourself orthodontic treatment using clear aligners to straighten your teeth.  There are companies advertising clear aligners that can be done at home which produce the same results as professional treatment for significantly less money.  The process involves taking a set of impressions (molds) and photos of yourself at home, mailing them to the company, and then receiving sets of clear aligners that you wear to move your own teeth in a few months. We understand that everyone wants to save money in any way
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Is Invisalign Right for You? What you need to know about Invisalign Treatment and Costs.

Is Invisalign or Invisalign Teen Right for You? Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign Treatment and Costs What is Invisalign Treatment? Invisalign is a removable aligner for orthodontic treatment involving the use of a series of plastic aligners or trays to move your teeth.  Unlike braces, aligners are not stuck to your teeth and are completely removable.   Every 7 to 14 days, a new aligner is placed in your mouth which is a little tighter than the last.  The aligners are numbered (1,2,3,4…etc.) showing you which one to wear next.  Each subsequent aligner moves the teeth a little bit
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Back to School Tips and Hacks for Braces and Invisalign Teen

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year? Back to school for kids and teenagers… We find that being back in school poses some challenges for our patients in braces and Invisalign Teen such as the following… Difficulty brushing your teeth and braces after lunch Losing retainers and Invisalign Teen aligners at school  Need for an athletic mouth guard for sports that will fit over your braces  Orthodontic emergencies and after-school appointments #1 Practicing Good Oral Hygiene At School           During the summer, kids and teenager have more time to brush and clean their teeth after
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